House of worship, community center opens

December 2, 2008 3:10:28 PM PST
Large crowd attends opening ceremony of the Ismaili Jamatkhana in Glenview.The new house of worship and community center on Shermer Road measures 26,000 square feet.

Several clergyman, rabbis, and community leaders attended the event. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky was also there.

The facility's prayer hall can accommodate up to 900 people. There's also administrative offices, spaces for classrooms and social gatherings.